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The law of gravity still works

In this short clip, Roger Glover, Don Airey, and Ian Paice talk about old rumours.

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Sense of groove

Hot on the heels of his predecessor, Glenn Hughes’ top 6 list appears in Louder Sound: Burn (Burn, 1974) “We were at Clearwell Castle when Ritchie said: ‘We should write song called Burn.’ He had the idea of the title already. The five of us wrote that song together in the Castle’s crypt in the […]

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A buzz and a bounce

A couple of months before the recently featured Roger’s favourite Deep Purple tracks, Louder Sound had published a similar list from Paicey: Highway Star (Machine Head, 1972) “Not how it started in the studio, Highway Star became a monster on stage. And it’s still a monster. It’s almost like a template of how a hard […]

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Put everything on six

Steve Morse and Dregs’ bassist Andy West show their 2024 stage setups and talk about the gear. From picks to speaker cabinets, and everything in between — it’s all here.

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Sudden understanding

Louder Sound lists Roger’s seven favourite Deep Purple tracks Hard Lovin’ Man (Deep Purple In Rock, 1970) “Unlike concert halls, studios are very dead spaces. But the live sound we got on stage changed the band; it made us animated and aggressive. We started making violent music. With Hard Lovin’ Man there was no toning […]

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Duane Eddy R.I.P.

Early rock’n’roll guitar pioneer Duane Eddy has passed away: Duane Eddy, a pioneering guitar hero whose reverberating electric sound on instrumentals such as “Rebel Rouser” and “Peter Gunn” helped put the twang in early rock ‘n’ roll and influenced George Harrison, Bruce Springsteen and countless other musicians, has died at age 86. Eddy died of […]

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Criminal memorabilia

Ian Paice’s drum kit auction from early March was a resounding success, raising £11,600 for charity. Following up on that, Ian is putting up some memorabilia from the Turning to Crime sessions: a set of drum heads (sold individually) and a couple of sticks used to record the album, and the inmate plaque used in […]

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GH plans to record a new album in June

BraveWords quotes a Glenn Hughes’ message posted on unspecified social media: Currently at home in Los Angeles, but the road is calling me… Very busy year ahead, touring Europe & the United States, & more continents, announcing soon. Touring until November 25th. It’s also time for me to record a GH solo album, to center […]

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Live from the Badger and Pussycat

Ritchie Blackmore was in a talkative mood, allegedly, after partaking at his in-house pub.

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In memory of Janine Morse

Steve Morse writes in his website: Yesterday, February 4, at 2:40pm, I said my last goodbye to my beloved wife, Janine. We had been in a period of remission which lasted not nearly long enough. But luckily, I was able to spend virtually every day with her as she found workarounds to get through some […]

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